"we all know we have a library, martin luther king library, right? it's been here since 2003. it's 2013 now, that's a ten year--ten year time gap, time gap from that right? and it's black history month. why hasn't the university celebrated it?" african american student leaders at the rally got their message across about what they want from the university. brea watson, african american student leader" "as a future san jose state unviersity alumni, i encourage every person out here regardless of gender, race, class, cree, or color to never stop advocating for the rights and liberties that are bestowed upon you, because if you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything." other speakers said they are not attacking free-speech but celebrating african american history and culture. spartan daily writer vincent ei wrote the article "black history month is redundant." vincent ei, journalism senior" "i put in the article that y'know, i don't really have a problem with black history month, or i never did until i saw this collection of tweets. they were saying black history month is un-unjust just because they have one to themselves. not to offend anybody, it's just my thoughts that's it." fellow spartan daily reporter, christiana cobb, wrote a rebuttal to vincent's article. christiana cobb, journalism"